Doda Administration braces for Intensified Pulse Polio Immunization

DODA: District Administration Doda has braced up for Intensified Pulse Polio Immunization(IPPI) being conducted on January 17, 2021.
Acting upon the directions of Deputy Commissioner (DC), Dr Sagar D Doifode, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Kishori Lal Sharma convened a meeting of District Task Force Committee to review the arrangements for the intensified pulse polio immunization (IPPI) programme. The meeting was informed that during the NID program 70790 children in the 0 to 5 year age group would be administrated polio drops.
It was apprised that a total 523 Booths have been set up in the district immunization on January 17, while in next two days drops would be given by conducting Door to Door campaign. “In case of inclement weather conditions, the door to door campaign would be extended for 7 days to cover all the children.
It was also given out that 105 supervisors would oversee IPPI booths, while the services of 2124 health workers along with supervisory teams, Anganwadi workers and Asha workers and employees of education department have also been sought for proper execution and monitoring of the immunization process.
It was further informed that 46 areas have been identified as hard to reach for which adequate deployment of officials from different departments has been made.
Meanwhile, The ADC Doda also took stock of the preparedness and action plan devised for the effective implementation of the Covid vaccine drive in the district.
The meeting discussed in detail the present status of the availability of logistical support, man power, vaccination points, besides the training and mock drills being conducted in the district.
The meeting was attended by PO ICDS; Chief Education Officer, District Immunization Officer, Dy CMO and officials of the concerned committee.

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